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June 2022

Educator Institute: Cultivating Connections to Build Global Competence

June 14 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 4:00 pm
SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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Join us in June to celebrate the art of teaching and explore the ways we can develop engaged global citizens by cultivating connections at all levels - with oneself, others, the community, and the world. We will also offer a certificate of completion you can share with your school or district to earn PD hours.

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Raising Global Citizens: The Path to Global Competence is Paved with Books

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Books and stories are invaluable tools in building global competence. They can elevate the lived experiences of everyone in a community, open people up to new ideas and ways of thinking, and provide models for how young people can move through the world. Books can be windows or mirrors, and people need both. In this session, participants will get to hear author and educator Kamie Page read The Invisible You, a beautiful children’s book she co-authored with her father, Justice…

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The Sustainable Development Goals, 2015-30 at Year 7: A Deeper Look

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minneapolis Office, 2429 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55404 United States
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global effort to unite civil society, governments, and social institutions in common cause to solve global problems. While this effort has faced significant headwinds due to the pandemic, the SDGs have been called “a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. This session will engage participants in activities and conversations about the SDGs, including background about their content, implementation, limitations, and possibilities for this form of global governance. Opportunities…

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Reimagining Schools and Society in an Age of Migration

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Minneapolis Office, 2429 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55404 United States
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World Savvy believes in an education system that builds upon the assets and lived experiences of ALL students. To make this a reality, schools need to learn more about the strengths, resilience, and challenges of our immigrant-origin students. This session, which was created in partnership with our friends at Re-Imagining Migration, will provide educators and school leaders with concrete tools for honoring and elevating the voices of their immigrant students. By engaging with Re-Imagining Migration’s story sharing protocol and World…

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Cultivating Change: Zeroing In on Hunger through Community Engagement

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minneapolis Office, 2429 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55404 United States
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As part of World Savvy’s 20th anniversary celebration, this workshop introduces educators, donors, Board members, and other supporters to World Savvy’s approach to building global competence through community engagement. Participants will explore the concept of solidarity and the ways we can re-imagine "service days" to create sustainable relationships that benefit everyone. Using a case study of SDG #2: Zero Hunger, we will envision how to equitably engage students in their communities in ways that foster global competence, encourage the co-construction…

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EXPLR Your Impact: Media as Catalyst for Social Change

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Minneapolis Office, 2429 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis, 55404 United States
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Media is an ever-present factor of our modern lives, so how can we leverage that same media to inspire action for social change? In this workshop, we'll experience a three-part series from EXPLR Media that encourages viewers to explore how plastics shape and impact our world. Through a video screening and collective inquiry, teams of participants will be challenged to explore their role and responsibility as plastics consumers and will leave ready to take action at the individual, local, or…

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